oxidation-reduction


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oxidation-reduction

 [ok″sĭ-da´shun-re-duk´shun]
the chemical reaction whereby electrons are removed (oxidation) from atoms of the substance being oxidized and transferred to those being reduced (reduction).

ox·i·da·tion-re·duc·tion

(ok'si-dā'shŭn-rē-dŭk'shŭn),
Any chemical oxidation or reduction reaction, which must, in toto, comprise both oxidation and reduction; the basis for calling all oxidative enzymes (formerly oxidases) oxidoreductases. Often shortened to "redox."

oxidation-reduction

/ox·i·da·tion-re·duc·tion/ (-re-duk´shun) the chemical reaction whereby electrons are removed (oxidation) from atoms of the substance being oxidized and transferred to those being reduced (reduction).

ox·i·da·tion-re·duc·tion

(ok'si-dā'shŭn rĕ-dŭk'shŭn)
Any chemical oxidation or reduction reaction, which must, in toto, comprise both oxidation and reduction; the basis for calling all oxidative enzymes (formerly oxidases) oxidoreductases. Often shortened to "redox."
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Lytle, "Measuring the oxidation-reduction potential of important oxidants in drinking water," Journal of the American Water Works Association, vol.
Oxidation-reduction reactions in the biological system allow electrons and their accompanying protons to move from one molecule to another; every reduction must be accompanied by an oxidation.
Abatement of the intensity of oxidation-reduction processes leads to less production of main electron carriers (reduction form of NAD and FAD), and consequently, less required oxygen (main and finish electron acceptor) and lower ATP production.
Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP) for Water Disinfection Monitoring, Control and Documentation.
The practical limits of oxidation-reduction potential ([E.
Ascorbic acid-added beef had a lower oxidation-reduction potential.
Set-point collection, triggered by external or internal inputs of flow, pH, rainfall, dissolved oxygen (DO), oxidation-reduction potential (ORP), and conductivity reduces sampling frequency, yet increases probability of upset detection, making it one of the most cost-effective tools in industrial discharge monitoring.
First suggested by Charlotte Jirousek, associate professor of textiles and apparel, the activity involves the dyeing of a piece of cotton with indigo to observe the visual color change of the oxidation-reduction reaction.
For example, YSI, one of the largest DO meter vendors, offers the YSI 556 Multiprobe System, a handheld instrument that can simultaneously calculate dissolved oxygen, pH, conductivity, temperature and oxidation-reduction potential I (ORD).
Oxidation-reduction (redox) potentials are not speed ratings indicative of disinfection rates.
When a lead-acid battery produces current, it does so by the oxidation-reduction reaction of lead, lead (IV) oxide, and sulfuric acid.

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